The Ever Virgin Mary Our Mother

GENESIS 3

15 I will put enmities between thee and the woman, and thy seed and her seed: she shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for her heel.

DEUTERONOMY 5

16 Honour thy father and mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee: that thou mayst live a long time.

PROVERBS 31

29 Many daughters have gathered together riches: thou hast surpassed them all.

ECCLESIASTICUS 24

24 I am the mother of fair love and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope. 25 In me is all grace of the way and of the truth: in me is all hope of life and of virtue. 26 Come over to me, all ye that desire me: and be filled with my fruits. 27 For my spirit is sweet above honey: and my inheritance above honey and the honeycomb. 28 My memory is unto everlasting generations. 29 They that eat me shall yet hunger: and they that drink me shall yet thirst. 30 He that hearkeneth to me shall not be confounded: and they that work by me shall not sin. 31 They that explain me shall have life everlasting.

ISAIAS 7

14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign. Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son: and his name shall be called Emmanuel.

EZECHIEL 44

2 And the Lord said to me: This gate shall be shut. It shall not be opened and no man shall pass through it: because the Lord the God of Israel hath entered in by it. And it shall be shut.

ST. MATTHEW 2

11 And entering into the house, they found the child with Mary his mother. And falling down they adored him.

ST. LUKE 1

27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David: and the virgin's name was Mary. 28 And the angel being come in, said unto her: Hail, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.

ST. LUKE 1

48 Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid: for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

ST. JOHN 2

4 And Jesus saith to her: Woman, what is that to me and to thee? My hour is not yet come.

ST. JOHN 19

26 When Jesus therefore had seen his mother and the disciple standing whom he loved, he saith to his mother: Woman, behold thy son. 27 After that, he saith to the disciple: Behold thy mother. And from that hour, the disciple took her to his own.

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